HENDERSON (April 9, 2023) – Henderson Silver Knights General Manager Tim Speltz announced today, April 9, that the Silver Knights have signed goaltender Jesper Vikman to a tryout agreement for the remainder of the 2022-23 season.
Vikman, 21, completed his second Western Hockey League season with the Vancouver Giants in 2022-23. The native of Stockholm, Sweden finished the season with a 19-21-1 record for Vancouver, a 3.29 goals-against average, and a .903 save percentage.
A fifth-round draft pick of the Golden Knights in 2020, Vikman finished his WHL career with a 36-36-3 record, a 3.19 goals-against average, and a .903 save percentage.
Prior to playing North America, Vikman played 36 career games in the J20 SuperElit league in Sweden, posting a 15-18-0 record and a 3.45 goals-against average for AIK.
Vikman will wear jersey number 34 with the Silver Knights.
Jesper Vikman, Goaltender
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Weight: 205 lbs.
- Signed tryout agreement with Henderson on April 9
- Drafted in fifth round (125th overall) of 2020 NHL Draft by Vegas
- 19-21-1, 3.29 GAA, .903 save percentage in 2022-23 with WHL Vancouver
- 36-36-3, 3.19 GAA, .903 save percentage in 80 career WHL games
- 15-18-0, 3.45 GAA in 36 career J20 SuperElit games
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